Buying 2021

Twenty-twenty has certainly been fascinating. As of this post, nationwide quarantines have been in operation (with few exceptions) for more than eight months and there’s no significant sign of this changing until next year. How we are not experiencing more acute pain economically is baffling, although perhaps that is around the corner. (Closing the world […]

Bitcoin Confidential: 100% Private Cryptocurrency from Block Zero

Today we consider Bitcoin Confidential a new completely private cryptocurrency. Clarification: The Smartcash team initially implemented a privacy feature on top of SMART via zerocoin. However, they removed it after 6 months as they discovered major flaws in the code. Zcash and Zcoin ended up coming to the same conclusions and following the path taken […]

It’s Data Privacy Day! Here are 7 tips to keep your information safe

pri·va·cy  (prī′və-sē) n. 1. The quality or condition of being secluded from the presence or view of others: I need some privacy to change into my bathing suit. 2. The state of being free from public attention or unsanctioned intrusion: a person’s right to privacy. Happy Data Privacy Day!  How are you keeping your data private? Celebrate DPD by taking […]

Five Minutes with Ronnie Moas: On Bitcoin, “The Halving,” Plus Four Names

We had the pleasure of meeting renowned stock picker and cryptocurrency analyst Ronnie Moas tonight at the Andaz Hotel in West Hollywood. Despite missing a special appearance from Steve Braverman (Arbitrade/DIG), there was enough time to chat with Ronnie about his cryptocurrency outlook as it stands. Regarding the Litecoin “halving,” see litecoinblockhalf.com. Take minute to […]

A Moment with Lew Rockwell: On Voting, Political Power, & the Root of “Equality”

I had the pleasure of speaking with the great Lew Rockwell in Lake Jackson, Texas at the Mises Circle event on November 3, 2018. In light of the coming midterms, I asked Lew about the morality of voting.  He discusses this and adds a few additional comments on the “evil business” of politics. Take a […]